Partnership with local authorities is strategically important for skills development - Director General
September 18, 2023 at 14:10
The TEVETA Director General, Cleophas Takaiza has said a partnership with the Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) to support skills development and social economic transformation was critical in ensuring relevant workforce development and stimulating grassroots economic activities. Speaking during the LGAZ Conference, Mr.Takaiza said TEVETA has placed emphasis on collaborative efforts in developing a quality and competitive workforce for the country’s productivity and economic transformation.
He added that skills were the new global currency that transformed lives and socioeconomic development. “TEVET skills are critical in achieving s ... Read more
Zambeef signs a graduate internship programme to improve graduate employability
May 9, 2023 at 12:57
Minister of Technology and Science Felix Mutati has extolled the private sector for supporting strategies that enhance employability of the country’s workforce. “This will intensify acquisition of practical competences for smooth transition into the world of work by graduates.”
The Northern Technical College (NORTEC), University of Zambia, Cavendish University and Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) are higher education tertiary institutions have partnered with ZAMBEEF to integrate and build internship - industrial mentorship to students from respective institutions to get acquainted with real industrial world of skills work, ... Read more
TEVETA signs mining skills financing package worth K8.2 million to boost mining productivity
March 20, 2023 at 18:11
A skilled workforce is critical to Zambia meeting the annual copper production of three million tonnes in the next 10 years. The country needs to have a workforce with the right skills so that productivity is enhanced.Training of mine operators is one way of growing the sector as it increases efficiency in the mine and minimise risks especially those that come about due inadequate skills to handle the equipment.
A combination of safety practices and skills are highly demanded for improved protection of mining infrastructure, equipment and workers.
It is for this reason that the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority ( ... Read more
Quality is key in driving economic productivity
March 20, 2023 at 18:4
Minister of Technology and Science, Hon. Felix Mutati has urged the Technical Education Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) to continously review curricula to deliver relevant and effective skills that will usher into industry-competent artisans as quality drives the economy.
Speaking when he addressed staff and management, at the tour of TEVETA and inspection of stalled construction works of an annex examinations and office block, Mr. Mutati observed that there was a need to bridge the gap by creating technological engagements with industry.
The Minister also put an emphasis on the training regulator to devise q ... Read more
TEVETA partners with UNCDF, IBM to improve digital skills among youths, women
January 10, 2023 at 7:50
TEVETA has partnered with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation to create relevant platform for delivering digital skills for entrepreneurs, youths, women and career explorers in the country, particularly in the TEVET sector. IMB has provided a customized Uniform Resource Locators (URL) for Zambians to access digital skills for the world of work, business efficiency and personal digital competencies. The partnership entails that courses are FREE for Zambians. The country’s dedicated URL is https://sb-auth.skil ... Read more
Capacity Building for Chief Examiners and Markers Conducted to Improve Quality of Skills
December 27, 2022 at 18:37
TEVETA has prioritised enhancing the quality of skills in the 2021 - 2026 Strategic Plan in line with the job and wealth creation agenda of the Government. This is in order to augment the Authority's regulatory and coordination functions to impart quality skills for youth employment and actualisation of entrepreneurship. Capacity building is among the action plans to improve the quality of training in the TEVET sector. Different capacity building activities have been planned for trainers, administrators and other experts that provide services in the TEVET sector.
Officiating at the Chief Examiners and Markers' capacity building, TEVETA Director ... Read more
TEVETA, Kagem Mining Limited and Industrial Training Centre sign K1.1 million skills pack to enhance mining sector productivity
December 27, 2022 at 18:36
TEVETA, Kagem Mining Limited and Industrial Training Centre have signed a tripartite skills training contract for Earthmoving Equipment Operators that the mining company.
TEVETA Director General, Cleophas Takaiza said the K1.12 million training contract will benefit 300 employees at Kagem Mining Limited to increase production levels in the sector. "The training contract signed today addresses skills shortage in operator, which has arisen due to high demand of the skills in construction, agriculture and mining sectors. We have a misconception that no institution has capacity to undertake operator training in the TEVET sector, but the contract ... Read more